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My Lords and Ladies!
Designs by Kate,
please fill out the order form (links on the bottom of each page);
Include all information that you can ... quantity, description, size,
fabric choices for exterior and lining, colors, etc. The more
information you provide, the easier it is for me to fill your order.
When you are done, click on the Send My
Order button at the bottom of the order page. Our computer system
will automatically send you an email letting you know that we have
received your order. If you do not receive this email within a
reasonable amount of time (allow at least 30 minutes), we did not
receive your order!
Within 48 hours, we will acknowledge your order, let you know how
long it will take to ship after receipt of payment, total cost including
shipping, and payment options and instructions. To preview the payment
options we have available, please
(NOTE: If we are away at a Faire or War, you may not hear from us until
we return home (this is never more than 4 days). Please check our
If we have your item (s) in stock, shipment normally ship within 2
of days of receipt of payment. If we have to make the item (s) for you,
we will normally ship in about 10 days, depending on the item. If we
foresee any delays, we will let you know in your order acknowledgement.
If you need your garb by a specific date, please say so when you
place your order. We will try to accommodate you; however, a RUSH
charge may be required.
shipments to the U.S.A. are made by USPS Confirmed Priority Mail
. Most US areas west of the Mississippi get their order
within 2 days of shipment, east of the Mississippi in 2-3 Days.
Foreign shipments are sent either Airmail Letter Post
or Airmail Parcel Post, depending on the weight of the package and
usually arrive within 10 days. (Global Priority or Express upon request)
(Customs delays can sometimes be a problem in overseas deliveries.)
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do not have a printed catalog. This web site IS our
Renaissance clothing catalog is a constant "work in progress."
I add new styles and colors on a regular basis. Please check
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provide will be kept confidential, and will be used only to support your
customer relationship with Designs by Kate. Information regarding you,
your order, or the products you purchase, will not be disclosed or sold
to any outside organization. Designs by Kate has no desire or intent to
infringe on your privacy while using the www.faireware.com site. We will
never share your personal information with any other person, company,
organization, association or agency without your written permission
unless under court order.
you been to a Renaissance Faire recently? You've never attended one?
I love getting dressed up in my colorful renaissance garb and spending a
weekend or two at a Renaissance Faire or an SCA (Society for Creative
Anachronism) War! Besides, Faires, Wars and LARP gatherings are so much more fun when you
are dressed in period clothing.
by Kate is your source
for the Renaissance clothing and accessories (commonly known as
garb) you will need to enhance your experience. We can supply you
with cloaks, capes, doublets, jerkins, shirts, tunics, breeches, leines,
cowls, flat hats, tams, coifs, monk's ensembles, robes, snoods, buttons
& clasps, ostrich feathers and feather cockades, as well as books about
Renaissance clothing and general knowledge of the Renaissance period.
specific items, merely "click" on a selection from the menu below.